Please find here the list of events organised by the Umoja network to celebrate Black History Month during October. Please note that most of the events take place at the Sovereign Centre in Boscombe.
Prejudice Free Dorset are holding their 2nd Hate Crime Conference during Hate Crime Awareness Week 2016.
Prejudice Free Dorset would like to invite individuals, communities, third sector representatives and statutory partners to attend and join in the continuing good work to tackle hate crime and prejudice across Dorset. More details HERE
There will be an update on activity since the last Conference and an opportunity to help shape the future activity of Prejudice Free Dorset. The Conference will feature presentations and workshops followed by a networking lunch and an opportunity to visit information stalls.
Anyone who has been a victim of hate crime or knows someone who has been a victim of hate crime should attend. Anyone who has the passion and commitment to tackling hate crime and prejudice and a commitment to community cohesion in Dorset should attend.
The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day (WMHD) on 10 October every year as an opportunity to raise "awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health."
We are pleased to intoroduce "The World Mental Health Day 2016 week programme " as a result of a collaboration between: Bournemouth University;Students' Union Bournemouth University; Borough of Poole; Dorset HealthCare University NHS; Foundation Trust; Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner; Dorset Mental Health Forum; Dorset Mind and Healthwatch Dorset.
Please register yourself for any of the seminars here
To celebrate Black History Month this October, local NHS Trust Dorset HealthCare has teamed up with various local equality and diversity groups, local councils and colleges to host a series of events open to the local community.
Fantastic and free event to start with - Old Skool Regge Night, Saturday 8th October at Corn Exchange, Dorchester 6.00pm - 10.00pm.
Then, Friday 14th October at Friends Meeting House, Bournemouth 9.30am - 16.30pm - a partnership event to celebrate Black History Month 2016 with a morning that focusses on BME Health Inequalities and research. The afternoon will be a celebration of Caribbean music starring Alfred The Great. You can register yourself HERE